December 1, 2015


50th Anniversary – Rising


Congratulations, Glenn and Linda Rising, on celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary! The Rev. Ed Griffith performed the Sept. 11, 1965, ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Wellington. Linda retired in July after 37 years as a Keystone school bus driver. She enjoys traveling, especially to their Pennsylvania home, and spending time with her grandchildren. Read More…

70th Birthday – Loyer


Richard and Ellen Loyer will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. They have been together for 94 years and have been Medina residents since 1948. The family is joyfully hosting an open house at 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at the community room at Buehler’s River Styx.

Engagement – Cox – Tabor


Congratulations to Julia-Ett Cox and Tamas Tabor who are planning an Ohio State-themed wedding Sept. 24, 2016. Julia-Ett is the daughter of Gary Cox and Cheryl McGathey of Sharon Township. Julia is a 2007 graduate of Highland High School, a 2011 graduate of Ohio State University cum laude and a 2015 graduate of Capital Law Read More…

65th Anniversary – McClements


The family of Tom and Helen McClements would like to wish them a happy 65th wedding anniversary! The couple will celebrate on Oct. 21, 2015. They were married by Reverend Fred Ulrich at Lake Avenue Congregational Church (later named Lake Avenue United Church of Christ), in Elyria. Helen was born in Congo, Ohio, coming to Read More…

90th Birthd Birthday – Williams


Born Oct. 22, 1925, Donald E. Williams, Sr. celebrates his 90th milestone birthday. Your family and friends wish him a happy birthday! After proudly serving in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific, during WWII, Don attended Kent State University. In 1949 he married Doris (Ritz). In 1956, upon settling in Medina, he founded and operated Read More…

Engagement – Shank – Willoughby


Marjorie (Felbinger) and David Farr recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 6, 1950, in Hinsdale, Ill., and moved to Lodi, Ohio, in 1989. David and his father, Thomas Farr, were the founders and owners of Hinsdale Auto Parts. David was also involved in cart racing at Soldier Field in Chicago. Read More…

Engagement – Shank – Willoughby


Halloween, Oct. 31, 2015, is the date Sarah Shank and Tyler Willoughby have chosen for their wedding date! The couple have known each other since second grade and were high school sweethearts. Sarah is the daughter of Darla and Patrick Shank. She is a Medina High School graduate and is employed as assistant manager at Read More…

Engagement – Hannan – Karnes


Stacy Hannan and Chris Karnes, of Columbus, are pleased to announce their engagement! Stacy is the daughter of Betty and Larry Hannan, of Medina. She is a 1994 graduate of Medina High School, and a Bowling Green University and Cleveland Marshall School of Law graduate. She is an attorney for the state of Ohio. Chris Read More…

Wedding – Schoen – Cunningham


Brianna Schoen and Brett Cunningham were united in marriage on May 23, 2015, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Elyria, with the Rev. Father Donald Dunson officiating. The bride is the daughter of Debra Schoen, of Elyria, and the late Timothy Schoen. Brianna is the granddaughter of Thomas and Greta Schoen, of Elyria, Read More…

Engagement – Hoadley – Kaczay


Save the date of June 4, 2016, for the wedding of Kaitlyn Hoadley and Andrew Kaczay! Kaitlyn is the daughter of Laurie Gregg of Avon and Judd Hoadley of Elyria. She is an Avon High School graduate and works for St. John Medical Center in Westlake. Andrew is the son of Susan McCutcheon and Craig Read More…